Girl gets killed by mistaken uber
South Carolina: A South Carolina man has been charged in the murder of a University of South Carolina student who may have gotten into her killer's car mistakenly believing that it was her Uber ride, police said. Nathaniel Rowland, 24, was charged with the murder and kidnapping of Samantha Josephson, 21, who was last seen outside of Five Points bar in Columbia, South Carolina early Friday morning, Columbia Police Chief William Holbrook said during a news conference on Saturday evening. Her friends called the authorities to report a missing person about 12 hours later after they had not seen Josephson since she left the bar the night before, he said. Two hunters found her body in a wooded area along a dirt road in a rural part of a nearby county a few hours after her friends called police, Holbrook said.SEE VIDEO BY TOPIC: Student killed after mistaking car for Uber, police say child safety lock was on
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Killing of South Carolina student who mistook car for Uber prompts rideshare-safety campaign
Samantha Josephson, a student at the University of South Carolina who is from Robbinsville, was found dead. Columbia Police Department. The Columbia, South Carolina police chief provided that and other details in announcing an arrest in the murder of Samantha Josephson of Robbinsville, who went missing early Friday and was found dead later that day. Her father had reported her death on social media early Saturday.
Chief W. Holbrook said during a news conference that Josephson, a student at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, had summoned a car from the ride-sharing app and was waiting for it outside a downtown location in Columbia where she had been out with friends sometime before 2 a.
When a black Chevrolet Impala pulled up, Holbrook said, Josephson got in. Missing college student from N. A New Jersey college student is dead after she disappeared in Columbia, South Carolina, her father said. Police photo. Then, at about 4 p. Rowland was arrested at about 2 a. News of her death was reported Saturday morning on Facebook by her father, Seymour Josephson, and later confirmed in a statement from the university. I could continue to write about her but it kills me.
I sit here and cry while looking at the picture and write this. Local news outlets reported that Josephson was set to graduate in May with a political science degree. She had planned to go to Drexel University law school in Philadelphia. The Robbinsville Township Facebook page posted a message expressing condolences to the family on behalf of Mayor Dave Friend and other township officials. Robbinsville Mayor Dave Fried said he did not know the Josephsons personally, but said the loss of a child is a devastating event that rattles us all.
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US woman killed as she gets into wrong car after calling Uber
Marci and Seymour Josephson plan to launch new ride-sharing safety initiatives in daughter Samantha Josephson's name. South Carolina is one of those states. This simple first step should make it easier for riders to identify their vehicles, lawmakers hope. The bill, known as the Samantha L. Josephson Ridesharing Safety Act , recently passed by a vote of and was co-sponsored by Rep.
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They Thought It Was Their Uber. But the Driver Was a Predator.
Friday after being separated from her roommates during a night out in Columbia, South Carolina, police said Saturday. We are praying for the Josephson family and Samantha's friends in this incredibly sad time. Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. More Videos New details in death of college student. Flood warnings extended for the Mid-Atlantic.
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Skip to this video now. Play Video. University of South Carolina student killed. A suspect is in custody who police believe killed college student Samantha Josephson after she got into his car mistaking it for an Uber. Police investigate death of college student.
The man accused of killing a woman who got into his car thinking it was her Uber ride had activated the child locks in his backseat so the doors could only be opened from the outside, police in South Carolina say. Rowland, 24, was arrested and charged in the death of year-old Samantha Josephson of Robbinsville, New Jersey. Friday until her body was dumped in woods off a dirt road in Clarendon County about 65 miles kilometres away.
Father of South Carolina student killed after mistaking car for Uber speaks out
The father of the University of South Carolina student who was killed after getting into a car she thought was her Uber spoke out at a vigil in their New Jersey hometown about the anguish over his loss. The year-old college senior was killed early Friday morning after getting into a car she mistakenly thought was her Uber ride. She was last seen alive on surveillance video that shows her getting into the vehicle.
The University of South Carolina is launching a campaign called "What's My Name" to help students stay safe when using rideshares following the killing of a student who got in a car she thought was her Uber. The body of Samantha Josephson , 21, was found Friday hours after she was reported missing when she failed to return home from a night out with friends. Surveillance video showed Josephson entering a car around 2 a. Friday, police said. A suspect, Nathaniel D.
College student who got into the wrong car instead of Uber was kidnapped and killed
The man accused of killing a woman who got into his car thinking it was her Uber ride had turned on the child locks in his back seat so the doors could be opened only from the outside, police in South Carolina say. Rowland, 24, was arrested and charged in the death of year-old Samantha Josephson of Robbinsville, N. Friday until her body was dumped in woods off a dirt road in Clarendon County about 65 miles away. Josephson had numerous wounds to her head, neck, face, upper body, leg and foot, according to arrest warrants released Sunday by the state Law Enforcement Division. The night after Josephson was kidnapped, a Columbia officer noticed a black Chevrolet Impala about two blocks from the Five Points bars where Josephson was taken. The driver ran but was arrested after a short chase, Holbrook said. Rowland is charged with kidnapping and murder, Holbrook said.
But that moment when she got in that car would be the last time anyone would ever see her alive again. But for one woman, playing it safe was a fatal mistake. How do we make sure it never happens again? Josephson was only years-old.
S. Carolina college student killed by man she mistook for her Uber driver: police
Student killed after getting in wrong car